Pakistan’s law minister resigned as the government moved to end a three-week long protest by supporters of an Islamist right-wing party that had besieged the nation’s capital, Islamabad.
The U.S. escalated its criticism of Pakistan’s decision to set free the alleged mastermind of the deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, with the White House warning that the move may damage bilateral relations.
A Pakistan High Court ordered the release of Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
On the upper deck of the Hamza Fort border check-point in Pakistan’s South Waziristan, Major General Nauman Zakaria points to a 12-foot high fence just yards away -- the latest initiative the military says will stem insurgent attacks across a more than 1,000 mile disputed border with Afghanistan.
A Pakistani anti-corruption court issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday after he failed to appear before a scheduled hearing.
A Pakistani court indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges related to the purchase of London flats, adding to political turmoil ahead of elections next year.
Civil-military tensions are rising in Pakistan.
China is racing to finish one of the biggest hydro-power projects in Pakistan ahead of schedule, yet its location in the long-contested region of Kashmir will draw ire from India.
A Pakistan anti-terrorism court declared former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is currently overseas in self-exile, as an absconder and ordered his arrest after he failed to appear at the murder trial of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Riding on the success of his years-long anti-corruption crusade that led to the ousting Pakistan’s premier Nawaz Sharif, opposition leader Imran Khan has begun to sketch out an economic agenda as he eyes elections next year.
Pakistani lawmakers chose Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the interim prime minister to replace deposed leader Nawaz Sharif, settling political uncertainty caused by a Supreme Court decision last week that forced the former premier to resign.
To continue his family’s political dynasty ahead of next year’s vote, ousted Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif is looking to his younger brother Shehbaz -- widely seen as the more disciplined sibling with a reputation for forcing through economic reforms.
Pakistan’s ruling party will nominate Punjab’s Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as prime minister ahead of elections next year, after his older brother resigned from the post following a historic Supreme Court ruling on Friday that barred him from office.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned after the Supreme Court ordered his disqualification from office following a corruption investigation into his family’s finances, plunging the South Asian country into political turmoil ahead of a national election next year.
For the third time in a decades-long political career, Nawaz Sharif has been ousted as Pakistan prime minister. His latest undoing: corruption charges leveled against him and his children arising from the mass leak of financial details last year known as the Panama Papers. Sharif, who denies wrongdoing, now faces a trial with his children in the culmination of the first investigation by a civilian court into a sitting Pakistani leader. It’s the latest chapter of strife in Pakistan’s turbulent po
Pakistan’s key stock index slumped the most in more than eight years after a probe set up to investigate Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wealth said it found evidence of possible corruption, plunging the country deeper into political crisis.
Pakistan is pushing for a review of its decade-old free trade accord with Beijing before it moves toward further expansion and liberalization, amid a burgeoning trade and current account deficit.
Pakistan’s government raised spending 4.3 percent in a bid to accelerate economic growth before elections next year, which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is widely expected to contest for a second consecutive term in office.
Pakistan’s powerful military will probably push for an increase in defense spending ahead of Friday’s national budget as border clashes with India and Afghanistan mount.
Pakistan’s top court ordered further investigation into corruption charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for now taking off the immediate prospect of a potential disqualification as his government continues efforts to boost an economy hit for years by power outages and terrorism.
Pakistan has sentenced a former Indian naval officer to death for "espionage and sabotage activities" in a decision that could raise tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Billions of dollars of military aid to Pakistan is under fresh scrutiny as pressure mounts on U.S. President Donald Trump from top generals, officials and research groups for a policy review on the nuclear-armed South Asian nation.
A landslide election victory and a more conciliatory army chief may not be enough to push nuclear-armed enemies India and Pakistan toward renewed talks, even as small signs of cooperation over sensitive security issues emerge.
Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pledged that the government wouldn’t go on on a spending binge before next year’s elections as it wants to maintain reforms made under a three-year International Monetary Fund bailout.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces insurmountable damage to re-election prospects due to a corruption lawsuit against him and his family, opposition leader Imran Khan said before a Supreme Court ruling.
Pakistan is confident of managing its rising debt obligations to China as the world’s second-largest economy boosts investment in the South Asia nation by about 20 percent.
After army hearings ordered the execution of more than 100 terrorism suspects in the past two years, some Pakistani politicians are pushing back against the opaque courts in a rare sign of backbone against the nation’s powerful military.